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Titel: Nieuw Engelsch lees-, leer- en vertaalboek voor eerstbeginnenden
Auteur: Lagerwey, J.; Ludolph, L.J.C.
Uitgave: Gorinchem: J. Noorduyn en zoon, 1863
5e, verb. dr.
Auteursrechten: Zie auteursrechten
Citeerinstructie: Bijzondere Collecties van de Universiteit van Amsterdam, UBM: Obr. 5818
URL: https://schoolmuseum.uba.uva.nl/bookid/LCSM_201183
Onderwerp: Taal- en letterkunde naar afzonderlijke talen: Engelse taalkunde
Trefwoord: Engels, Leermiddelen (vorm)
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93.
Climes aud misdemeanours, lie began to question tliem,
in order to discover wlio most deserved his pity. All were
anxious to excuse themselves, by attributing their punisli-
inent to the malice of their enemies, or the injustice of
the magistrates, excepting one man, who, when the Duke
asked, what was the reason of his being there, replied, " 1
was sent here, Sir, very deservedly. I committed a robbery
upon the highway near Saragossa. It is true, I was not
only starving myself, but had a wife and family in the
same condition. However, I was guilty of the fact, and
deserve my punishment." — Why, hey day!" said the
Duke, "here's an impudent fellow, indeed! How dare you
intrude into the society of such honest worthy men? Here,
knock off this fellow's irons. Get away, you rascal,
and, do you hear, never more let me find you in sufch
innocent company." — "Ko, God bless your Grace," said
the poor fellow, "that, I will be answerable, you never
shall."
Respect to Age.
It happened at Athens, during a public representation
of some play exhibited in honour of the commonwealth,
that an old gentleman came too late for a place suitable
to his age and quality. Many of the young gentlemen,
who observed the difficulty and confusion he was in, made
signs to llim, that tlicy would accommodate him, if he
came, where they sat: the good man bustled through the
crowd accordingly, but when he came to the seats to
which he was invided , the jest was, to sit close and ex-
pose him, as he stood out of countetiance, to the whole
audience. The frolick went round all the Athenian benches.
But on those occasions, there were also particular places
assigned for foreigners. "VVlien the good man skulked
towards the boxes appointed for the Lacedemonians, that
honest people, more virtuous than polite, rose up all to